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Himalayan Medical Foundation

Himalayan Medical Foundation – HIGHLIGHT

demolished stupaThe devastating earthquakes which struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25th and May 9th, have displaced over one million people, destroyed over 600,000 homes and businesses and more importantly taken the lives of what will probably end up being close to 10,000 Nepali citizens in Kathmandu ... continue
Posted May 20, 2015 by Dan
A Letter Regarding the Earthquake in Nepal from Shastri Amy Conway

A Letter Regarding the Earthquake in Nepal from Shastri Amy Conway – HIGHLIGHT

Dear Shambhala Sangha, Photo by Bob Sonne on his 2008 trip to Nepal and India As you have probably heard by now, yesterday a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal killing more than 2,500 people with other deaths in India and Tibet. Aftershocks today have also been devastating. The ... continue
Posted April 28, 2015 by Dan
Surmang: Sing, my Sister, Sing!

Surmang: Sing, my Sister, Sing! – HIGHLIGHT

by Lee Weingrad of the Surmang Foundation. She speaks about the first Rural Health Festival that took place September 6th, 2011 at the Surmang Dharma Sagara Clinic in Tibet Copious juniper smoke billowed day-glo white, shifting in all directions. We were at 14,000 feet in Surmang. Children ... continue
Posted November 15, 2011 by
Wonderful Perfect: Interview with Gesar Fund's Nyima Kunga

Wonderful Perfect: Interview with Gesar Fund’s Nyima Kunga – HIGHLIGHT

by Maarten Regtien, editor of the dutch Drala Magazine Nyima Kunga, from Chindu, Tibet, is a board member of the Gesar Fund. Each year in the summer he, his wife and son travel to Tibet, not only to reunite with family, but also to check on whether ... continue
Posted September 4, 2011 by
Gesar Fund Supports Surmang Area

Gesar Fund Supports Surmang Area

[caption id=”attachment_25957″ align=”alignright” width=”250″ >Gesar Fund website in Dutch. by Maarten Regtien Help for the Earthquake Over the last months, money has mainly been collected to help the victims of the earthquake in the province of Yushu. Thanks to the gifts we received we currently are buying tsampa, ... continue
Posted September 3, 2011 by
Poignant Transition for the Surmang Region

Poignant Transition for the Surmang Region – HIGHLIGHT

This update on the general conditions in Jyekundo (Chinese: Yushu), one year after the earthquake that devastated the city, comes from Konchok Foundation board member Holly Gayley, who recently traveled to the Surmang region in eastern Tibet. More than a year after the devastating earthquake in April ... continue
Posted June 24, 2011 by Holly
Of Books and Blankets - A Better Future for the Surmang Region

Of Books and Blankets – A Better Future for the Surmang Region – HIGHLIGHT

In this update from the Konchok Foundation, Lyndon Comstock describes Surmang Monastery’s continued support to victims of the April 2010 earthquake in Jyekundo and the Konchok Foundations’s ongoing efforts to educate local children by completing the shedra (or school) at Surmang Dutsi-til. By Lyndon Comstock Surmang Dutsi Til ... continue
Posted December 10, 2010 by
49th Day Commemoration for Quake Victims

49th Day Commemoration for Quake Victims – HIGHLIGHT

By Lyndon Comstock For the thousands of people who perished in the recent earthquake in Tibet this coming Wednesday, June 2 is the 49th day after their death. Traditionally, this day represents the culmination of the period of compassionate meditations on behalf of the deceased. Please consider ... continue
Posted May 31, 2010 by
From Quake Recovery to Shedra Construction

From Quake Recovery to Shedra Construction – HIGHLIGHT

This is the latest update from the Konchok Foundation on earthquake relief efforts by Surmang monks. It suggests the urgency of returning to shedra construction in order to accommodate the educational needs of area families displaced by the earthquake. By Lyndon Comstock Large scale clearing of rubble, and ... continue
Posted May 23, 2010 by
Sweet Children Of Tibet

Sweet Children Of Tibet – HIGHLIGHT

Sweet Children Of Tibet (Goodnight) By Andrée Stolte Sweet children of Tibet, goodnight sleep lovely dear little ones as white feathered wing sweeps over your exquisite dusty faces, silent eyes continue
Posted May 18, 2010 by
Ten Thousand Pounds of Tsampa

Ten Thousand Pounds of Tsampa – HIGHLIGHT

The Konchok Foundation continues to compile updates on the conditions in Jyekundo and relief efforts by the Surmang leadership, made possible by the generosity of the Shambhala community. This update, by Lyndon Comstock, covers the period May 4 to May 10. By Lyndon Comstock Earthquake relief efforts in ... continue
Posted May 12, 2010 by
Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts

Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts – HIGHLIGHT

Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation provides the following Earthquake Relief Update Report, covering the period April 28 to May 3. Evacuation of Jyekundo Underway The situation in Jyekundo has now moved beyond the emergency rescue and relief efforts of the first two weeks after the April 14 ... continue
Posted May 5, 2010 by
Munsel School - Surviving the Earthquake

Munsel School – Surviving the Earthquake – HIGHLIGHT

It is Tuesday night at 11PM. Khenpo Gawang is in Memphis at the computer waiting for a Skype call from Yushu. This is the third week of giving dharma teaching to a group of villagers. Time goes by and no one comes online for ... continue
Posted May 4, 2010 by candia_ludy
Jyekundo Earthquake Photo Essay by Khenpo Tsering

Jyekundo Earthquake Photo Essay by Khenpo Tsering – HIGHLIGHT

Khenpo Tsering has sent photos from the days following the Jyekundo Earthquake, chronicling the wreckage from the quake and relief efforts by the Surmang leadership with funds generously donated by the Shambhala community to the Konchok Foundation. These are published here on the Shambhala Times in ... continue
Posted April 30, 2010 by
Ongoing Relief Efforts by the Surmang Team

Ongoing Relief Efforts by the Surmang Team – HIGHLIGHT

Khenpo Tsering has continued to update the Konchok Foundation daily about the ongoing efforts by the Surmang team to support those affected by the earthquake. Aten Rinpoche, along with several monks, remains in Jyekundo. Trungpa XII Rinpoche and others of the monks are at Surmang, continuing ... continue
Posted April 29, 2010 by


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